FBiH President’s refusal to amend decision puts citizens and financial stability in jeopardy01/14/2014
In a meeting with FBiH President Zivko Budimir in Sarajevo on Monday, representatives of the Embassy of the United States, the Delegation of the European Union/EUSR, the International Monetary Fund and the Office of the High Representative reiterated the urgency of having a fully functional FBiH Minister of Finance capable of delivering the reforms [...]
HR expects FBiH President to ensure functioning institutions01/07/2014
At a meeting in Sarajevo today, High Representative Valentin Inzko urged the President of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Zivko Budimir to annul or amend his decision of 3 January 2014 in such a way as to ensure that the Minister of Finance can continue to exercise his functions until a successor is appointed or until otherwise decided by [...]
Dismissal of FBiH Finance Minister is legally questionable01/06/2014
The decision of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) President Zivko Budimir of 3 January 2014, by which he dismisses FBiH Finance Minister Ante Krajina on the basis of a proposal of FBiH Prime Minister Nermin Niksic from 10 December 2012, appears to be legally questionable.
High Representative congratulates Indirect Taxation Authority of BiH12/27/2013
On the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the Law on the Indirect Taxation System in Bosnia and Herzegovina, High Representative Valentin Inzko today praised the work of the Indirect Taxation Authority and congratulated all those who, over the last ten years, contributed to the creation and development of an efficient tax revenue [...]
OHR and OSCE urge authorities not to demolish Pionirska Street house12/23/2013
The OHR and OSCE today sent a joint letter to the Mayor of Visegrad, urging in the strongest possible terms that the authorities stop the planned demolition of a house in Pionirska Street, which was the site of a horrific war crime.
Appointment procedure for FBiH Constitutional Court vacancies to move forward12/19/2013
In a meeting with High Representative Valentin Inzko in Sarajevo today, the President and the Vice-Presidents of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Zivko Budimir, Mirsad Kebo and Svetozar Pudaric agreed to take all necessarily steps to ensure a speedy appointment of the missing judges to fill the vacancies on the Constitutional Court of the [...]